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Ahead of split from Ebay, PayPal promises new services

As PayPal(most used global virtual bank) prepares to split from its corporate parent, its new chief executive is promising to expand the popular online payment system, adding a variety of services for consumers to use when shopping on their phones or in traditional stores. PayPal will be spinning off from parent company eBay later this […]

Railways to rope in religious leaders for cleanliness campaign: Suresh Prabhu

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New Delhi(PTI): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said here that his ministry was contemplating involving religious leaders in the ‘Swacch Rail’ campaign. “You cannot create Swachh Rail or Swachh Bharat in a day. To keep a railway station clean is the duty of every passenger, but because people don’t keep it clean, we […]

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FM Arun Jaitley virtually rules out full statehood for Delhi

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Delhi(PTI): Amid a raging row over exercise of powers in Delhi, Centre on Saturday said that full statehood rights cannot be given to Delhi government unless there is a general consensus in the country on the issue as it is the national capital. “Whenever there will be general consensus in the country on giving full […]

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Delhi Police registers 2 cases against Kumar Vishwas

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Delhi(PTI): Delhi Police has registered two separate cases on complaints by Delhi Commission for Women Chief Barkha Singh over alleged inappropriate tweets on her by AAP leader Kumar Vishwas and in connection with the purported misbehaviour by his supporters at a DCW press conference. The first FIR was filed at Safdarjung Police Station in south […]

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Congress urges President not to give nod to Gujarat anti-terror law

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New Delhi(PTI): Congress on Saturday made a strong plea to President Pranab Mukherjeee not to give his nod to a controversial anti-terror law passed by Gujarat Assembly, a measure which has failed to get Presidential assent thrice. A delegation of party leaders from the state, including Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress President, Gujarat PCC […]

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to hold ‘Jan Samvad’ to celebrate 100 days of government

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New Delhi(PTI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a ‘Jan Samvad’ at the Central Park in New Delhi’s Connaught Place on Monday as the Aam Aadmi Party Government completes 100 days in power. Kejriwal, who has had a very public spat on administrative matters with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, has accused the NDA Government […]

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PM Narendra Modi led panels to meet again to choose CIC, CVC chiefs

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New Delhi(PTI): The Prime Minister-led selection committees could not arrive at a decision on the appointment of chiefs of Central Information Commission (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at its meeting on Saturday and decided to meet again. “The meeting was held in amicable atmosphere. There were certain more information and details to be obtained […]

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Modi, BJP should speak out on Jayalalithaa appeal issue: Congress

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New Delhi(PTI): Demanding that BJP should make clear its views on filing an appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is silent on the matter. “Those people who are asking […]

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Jayalalithaa attracts controversy over truncated version of national anthem at swearing-in ceremony

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Chennai(web team): Controversy has hit J Jayalalithaa over her oath taking ceremony to return as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Saturday. According to reports, the Tamil Nadu administration played the state anthem instead of the national anthem to start the ceremony. Also a truncated version of the national anthem was played during the […]

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Sifung Passenger train derails in Assam, motorman seriously injured

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Guwahati(PTI): Five coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in Kokrajhar district of Assam in the early hours today, seriously injuring its engine driver and causing minor injuries to some passengers. Northeast Frontier Railway spokesman Jayamta Sarma said that the accident occurred between Salakati and Basugaon at 5.15 AM as the 55753 UP […]

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